Journalist Fred Flarsky reunites with his childhood crush, Charlotte Field, now one of the most influential women in the world. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.
June Diane Raphael
Philip is a disabled white billionaire, who feels that life is not worth living. To help him in his day to day routine, he hires Del, an African American parolee, trying to reconnect with his estranged wife. What begins as a professional relationship develops into a friendship as Del shows his grouchy charge that life is worth living.Written by
English version (remake) of same 'based on the truth' 2011 French film 'Intouchables': the true story is shown in documentary 'La Vie Come un Roman', in which the real assistant helper was an (non-black) Algerian (refugee, Abdel Sellou): in the French film's end credits, the real Sellou is shown in archive footage. See more »
When Dell and Philip go paragliding, Philip still has his beard. After Dell shaves the beard off, there are more paragliding scenes at the end of the movie. It looks like the first paragliding because the men assisting them are the same guys and everyone is wearing the same clothes and helmets. But this time, Philip has no beard. See more »
I'm not putting a straw in that man's drink and I'm not unpacking his luggage.
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Yikes -- people giving this a 1 rating, sight unseen, so they can boast that they saw the French original? Excusez moi, gimme a break. You claim to be a movie buff but sabotage and distort the public ratings system? Did you give The Departed or Insomnia a 1 rating too because they are remakes? Did you skip Sorcerer because The Wages of Fear is on your Criterion shelf? I like the original Intouchables a lot, and this American remake, with much of the same material, has similar impact for a wider audience.
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